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AROUND TOWN

Tree lighting to kick off holiday season

Downtown Palo Alto will launch the holiday shopping season on Saturday, Nov. 29, with the annual holiday tree lighting at...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by anneke, on Dec 4, 2014 at 10:56 am | 5 comments | 6198 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: Highway 101 bike/pedestrian bridge design discussion tonight

The proposed designs for a new bicycle and pedestrian bridge over U.S. Highway 101 in East Palo Alto will be discussed during...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Dec 4, 2014 at 8:42 am | 5 comments | 2828 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Adobe Creek bike path is closed

People trying to bicycle to work this week have learned that the bike path under Hwy 101 at Adobe Creek is locked closed...

Original post made by parent on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 4, 2014 at 5:37 am | 1 comment | 558 Views

SPORTS

M-A girls fall in NorCal Division I volleyball title match

It was suppose to be a birthday celebration for Menlo-Atherton senior outside hitter Devin Joos. As it turned out, it wasn't...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Ethel Mertz, on Dec 3, 2014 at 10:46 pm | 7 comments | 3436 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New committee addresses Palo Alto Unified's achievement gap

From seasoned school administrators and special education teachers to parents of color, the first meeting of Palo Alto Unified's...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Dec 3, 2014 at 9:53 pm | 14 comments | 5332 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters to the editor

<B>Telling votes Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/11/28/letters-to-the-editor posted...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Driver, on Dec 3, 2014 at 8:43 pm | 5 comments | 967 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three-story building proposed for Olive Garden site

In the latest sign of the construction boom happening around California Avenue, Palo Alto planners are considering a proposal...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2014
Last comment by Long time PA resident, on Dec 3, 2014 at 4:32 pm | 3 comments | 1162 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As If It Didn't Happen

The Mercury-News covered it, the Chronicle covered it, but not a word in the news columns of our local weekly: Yesterday...

Original post made by March on Dec. 2, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Dec 3, 2014 at 1:48 pm | 8 comments | 878 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara Valley Water District extends call for conservation

Rain has a welcome sight for the Bay Area this week, but the Santa Clara Valley Water District says more needs to be done...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Duh, on Dec 3, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 3170 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto set to approve digital artwork for City Hall lobby

The latest element in Palo Alto's roughly $4.5-million effort to enhance the ground floor at City Hall will be nearly impossible...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Egos Gratification, on Dec 3, 2014 at 12:22 pm | 27 comments | 5614 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

North County to receive pilot satellite social services offices

Santa Clara County's Social Services Agency has launched a pilot program to staff "satellite offices" at nonprofit organizations...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Ray Bacchetti, on Dec 3, 2014 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 3132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Delight Lighting store goes dark

Delight Lighting, Inc., once proud to be the only store on its block, is boxing up to head elsewhere. Delight was the one...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Info, on Dec 2, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 12 comments | 5111 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens get uplift from downward dog

The physical and mental benefits of practicing yoga are numerous and well-supported by research: decreased stress, enhanced...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by Like it, on Dec 2, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 5741 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

10 Books A Home invests in young learners

What can a bookcase and 10 books do for a child? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/11/28/10-books-a-home-invests-in-young-learners...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by KP, on Dec 2, 2014 at 11:50 am | 12 comments | 7350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Inhabiture to close in Palo Alto

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about the closure of eco-friendly furniture store Inhabiture and the time warp that...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 2, 2014 at 8:56 am | 14 comments | 3925 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto has the highest rental prices in the USA

According to the SF Chronicle, these are national rankings based on median home rental prices: 1. Palo Alto 2. San Francisco ... 5....

Original post made by Palo Alto is number 1 on Nov. 27, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Dec 2, 2014 at 12:37 am | 18 comments | 1331 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton girls advance to NorCal volleyball finals

The second-seeded Menlo-Atherton girls volleyball team advanced to the CIF Northern California playoff finals with a 25-14,...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2014
Last comment by Volleymama , on Dec 1, 2014 at 10:51 pm | 4 comments | 2813 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police officer disciplined for texting photo of 'scantily clad' arrestee

A Palo Alto police officer faced disciplinary actions from the department earlier this year for texting to another officer...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 1, 2014 at 8:17 pm | 15 comments | 6445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen arrested in Gunn graffiti case

Palo Alto police have arrested a 17-year-old and detained an 18-year old in a May 12 graffiti incident, which involved racist...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 1, 2014 at 7:49 pm | 12 comments | 6283 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County offers warrant forgiveness for the holidays

People who failed to appear in court and want to avoid spending the holidays in jail can get a second chance. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Give-Operation-Second-Chance-A-Chance, on Dec 1, 2014 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 3402 Views
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Peace Walk and Father's Grief Retreat
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